Sestertius with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 164–165


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 29.17 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.455

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, cuirassed, right.
MAVRELANTONINVS AVGARMENIACVSPM
Reverse: Emperor, in military dress, stands front, head left, holding spear in left hand, right hand raised. At each side two standards.
TRPOTXIX IMPII COSIII SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1965: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour